ST.BRIGID. P P.O’SHEA. LAND . As the story is told, St. Brigid went to the King of Leinster to tell him she needed land upon which to build a convent. . CONVERSATION. You do, do you?" replied the king. "How much do you need?"
Brigid removed her cloak and laid it on the ground. Then to the absolute amazement of everyone watching, the cloak began to grow. It grew and grew. It stretched all round at once, stretching itself out. Startled the king jumped back. The cloak was like a living thing.